Getaways on the Cheap: FREE Kansas Guide Books, Map

FREE Kansas Travel Guides

TravelKS has released its 2013 Kansas guide books and they’re as pretty as they are informative. They are also FREE for the asking. I ordered the 2013 Kansas Travel Guide and map along with the Outdoor magazine and received them last week. These guides are great for planning short Kansas getaways and just for learning […]

Great Wolf Lodge Groupon

Great Wolf Lodge Groupon - selling out fast

You have just under five days to take advantage of the savings from this Great Wolf Lodge Groupon, which has been offered for 10 Great Wolf Lodge waterparks across the country – including Great Wolf Lodge Kansas City. Several locations have sold out, but the Kansas City waterpark is still available. One-Night Stay with Six […]

Orbitz Thanksgiving Hotel Sale: Up to 50% Off on Hotel Stays

Orbitz hotel sale for Thanksgiving

Going out of town for Thanksgiving? Book by November 22, 2012 and you can save up to 50% off hotel stays through Orbitz. I saw double-digit prices (one as low as $24) on hotels in Las Vegas, Orlando, and even Los Angeles. The Thanksgiving Hotel Sale is valid November 5-22. Your mileage may vary, of […]

Travel Zoo Newsletter Alerts You to Deals

This is another excellent resource for travel on the cheap, highly recommended by the frugal bloggers (and experienced travelers) at and 25 million other people. The Travelzoo newsletter will alert you to deals on airfare, hotels, entertainment, sporting events, and local events. For example, they recently had $7 tickets to a Kansas City Royals […]

Steep Discounts on Tickets for Live Entertainment, Museums, Sports, and More When You Travel

If you’re going out of town, be sure to check for deals that aren’t offered in our city. Goldstar discounts tickets for live entertainment, attractions, and sporting events by as much as 50%, and from what I’ve seen they have some really good deals. (“On the Cheap” bloggers in other cities recommend them.) Signing up […]

Wichita Mid-Continent Airport Giving Away Prizes, Round-Trip Airfare, KSU/KU Tickets, and More

Mid-Continent Airport gives away prizes in Kickoff to Travel giveaway

Mid-Continent Airport’s Kickoff to Travel promotion features some pretty impressive prizes, including round-trip airfare for two on AirTran, tickets to KU and KSU football games, an iPad 2, and more. Winners of the weekly prizes will be announced on the Facebook page beginning August 20, 2012 and continuing through October. Enter by filling out the […]

Save on Summer Vacation Travel: Pick up free travel guides

Here’s one of my best tips for saving money on summer vacations: Check out the state and local tourism resources at your destination and pick up free travel guides. It seems obvious, but it’s often overlooked. Those organizations work hard to attract travelers, many times offering coupons or special discounts. At TravelGuidesFree you can find […]